3 Best Tropical Destinations In The US

Islamorada, Florida Keys.
Islamorada, Florida Keys. Photo by Keith Luke on Unsplash

Who says you need a passport to bask in tropical bliss? Believe it or not, some of the most gorgeous tropical paradises are located right here in the US. From the swaying palm trees of Hawaii to the laid-back charm of the Florida Keys, let’s dive into three American tropical destinations.


No list of US tropical destinations would be complete without mentioning Hawaii. If you’re not sure where to go, Oahu, to the state capital, Honolulu, is a great choice. This city offers a blend of urban excitement and natural wonders. The iconic Waikiki Beach is perfect for sunbathing and surfing, and the North Shore is renowned for its world-class waves.

Florida Keys

Stretching about 120 miles off Florida’s southern tip, the Florida Keys are a string of tropical islands with a laid-back atmosphere. This destination is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts, with incredible snorkeling, diving, and fishing locations. Check out destinations like Key West, Islamorada, and Key Largo.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, a US territory in the Caribbean, is a tropical escape definitely worth considering.  The capital, San Juan, features colorful Spanish colonial buildings and vibrant nightlife. For nature lovers, El Yunque National Forest is another destination to check out.